Liberty Global Reviews

Updated September 16, 2014
Updated September 16, 2014
19 Reviews
3.5
19 Reviews
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Liberty Global President, CEO, and Director Michael T. Fries
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  1.  

    Great location, Great offices, Great People, Great Job, Great Carreer Opportunities, Great Company!

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager  in  London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Manager in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at Liberty Global full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Upon arrival you understand that everything has been thought off in terms of making sure the employee feels at home and comfortable. A great work environement where everyone is very helpful and where management supports you and also trust that you will do the job to the best of your ability.
    Amazing location, amazing offices, great people and fantasit career opportunities.

    Cons

    With the legacy of being a traditional M&A growth orientated business, the company could do with some improvement in terms of systems and admin but having reached a certain business maturity, LG is currently working towards a more strategic alignement.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - Consolidates and communicates the Liberty Global Values.
    - GIve exposure to who's doind what within the company, job shadowing to understand the different priorities.
    - Accentuate external PR communications to drive organisational pride

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Awesome company to work for!

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Accounting  in  Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Accounting in Denver, CO

    I have been working at Liberty Global full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, great co-workers, breakfast and lunch for employees, beautiful building, interesting and challenging tasks

    Cons

    Occassional lack of communication and delegation of duties

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Dynamic company

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Network Architect  in  Amsterdam (Netherlands)
    Current Employee - Senior Network Architect in Amsterdam (Netherlands)

    I have been working at Liberty Global full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    An international organisation, very dynamic, opportunities to grow and learn, pays well, makes efforts to retain staff. Nice work facilities. Growing position in market, unlikely to be out of business any time soon.

    Cons

    Sometimes seems a bit conservative. The need for quick decision making leads to some craziness. Politics can be bad but I guess no worse than other companies of a similar size.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Less politics please

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    dinamic, developing, challenging, opportunity , growth

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Development Manager  in  Amsterdam (Netherlands)
    Current Employee - Software Development Manager in Amsterdam (Netherlands)

    I have been working at Liberty Global full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    It is the type of company, big enough to pursue any IT carrier opportunity you would like. Represents the headquarters of european operations. If you are good you will be noticed and compansated.

    Cons

    Could put more accent on people development, but it is a direction which is taken..and steps are done already toawards this goal. This in the light of comparing it with working in the IT consultancy industry which puts a higher focus on this topic.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Big international company

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO

    I have been working at Liberty Global

    Pros

    Office culture is flexible, and supportive.
    Good Benefits
    Opportunities to go abroad

    Cons

    Hierarchical
    Too much of a Finance Driven

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep doing a good job, use the jet a little less and be good to environment

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Very professional colleagues but people acting inconsistently in the company

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Manager Position  in  Schiphol (Netherlands)
    Former Employee - Manager Position in Schiphol (Netherlands)

    I worked at Liberty Global as a contractor for more than a year

    Pros

    Interesting packages (transportation card, top class cars, possibility to receive a benefit to buy a bike, pension plan, health insurance paid directly by the company),, health programs for employees, very professional colleagues Good cantine, nice looking environment. Free coffee, fruit day, discounts on UPC products, small gift for Christmas, events organised regularly to build our network in the company.

    Cons

    Conflicts of priorities between departments. Very stressful exigences of the management.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be consistent between departments to avoid "wars" between departments

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Review of working atmoshphere at Liberty Global

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager Tax  in  Amsterdam (Netherlands)
    Current Employee - Manager Tax in Amsterdam (Netherlands)

    I have been working at Liberty Global full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    LG provides competitive slaries and benefits, there are opportunities for training and leadership assignments. Work is interesting, the company expands its activities contuniously and there are lots of M&A activities. there are many events during the year where colleagues can come together and do fun things together. (summer and Christmas parties, new year's receptions etc.)

    Cons

    The company's increasing size makes communication between departments less efficient, there is space for potential improvement regarding people managemement, the work culture is a bit controlling.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Less controlling, more focus on people management and soft skills, improve communication channels.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Great social bonuses

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Digital Media Editorial Manager  in  Amsterdam (Netherlands)
    Current Employee - Digital Media Editorial Manager in Amsterdam (Netherlands)

    I have been working at Liberty Global full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Relaxed, internatinal atmosphere. Fantastic office (AMS head office) with a coffee bar, subsidised cantine and a free gym.

    Cons

    Project oriented company, technology focused, flat organizational structure. Oversized, slow decision making process.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Motivate more and take action, take responsibility, move forward.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Fast Paced and always adapting to the market

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Liberty Global

    Pros

    Dynamic and fluid, lots of opportunities

    Cons

    Intense environment, sometimes too fast

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  11.  

    Good place to be

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Liberty Global

    Pros

    Work life balance is possible to achieve

    Cons

    Sometimes leadership can be confusing

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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